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Andrew Lloyd Webber Net Worth

Andrew Lloyd Webber net worth

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Net worth$1.2 billion
Full nameAndrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber
Date of birth22 March 1948
OccupationProfessional musician

Andrew Lloyd Webber Net Worth

Andrew Lloyd Webber net worth 2022: Andrew Lloyd Webber is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Webber started writing his own music at a young age, a suite of six pieces at the age of nine. He also put on “productions” with Julian and his Aunt Viola in his toy theatre which he built at Viola’s suggestion.

Biography

Andrew Lloyd Webber was born March 22, 1948 in Kensington, England. His father was the director of the London College of Music, his mother was a piano teacher and his younger brother, Julian, is a renowned cellist. A true prodigy, early in life Lloyd Webber played the piano, the violin at age 3 and the French horn, and began writing his own music at age ). 

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In 1965, Lloyd Webber was a Queen’s Scholar at Westminster School and studied history for a term at Magdalen College, Oxford, although he abandoned the course in the winter of 1965 to study at the Royal College of Music and pursue his interest in musical theatre.

he was introduced to the 20-year-old aspiring pop-song writer Tim Rice. Their first collaboration was The Likes of Us, a musical based on the true story of Thomas John Barnardo. They produced a demo tape of that work in 1966, but the project failed to gain a backer.

In 1986, Prince Edward, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II, commissioned a short musical from Lloyd Webber and Rice for his mother’s 60th birthday celebration

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Net Worth

Andrew Lloyd Webber net worth 2022 is $1.2 billion making him one of the richest musicians in the world

Andrew Lloyd Webber has built an 820 million ($1.074 billion) fortune off blockbuster musicals including “School of Rock” and “Cats.”

Lloyd Webber owns a Tudor mansion in southern England, a multimillion-dollar London townhouse, and a horse-breeding farm in the English countryside.

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The success of his shows helped revitalize the business of theater and made Lloyd Webber “one of the most important composers for the musical theater in the last decades of the 20th century,” according to PBS.

The Sunday Times Rich List of 2019 saw him ranked the richest musician in the UK overtaking Paul McCartney with a fortune of £820 million. He lives at Sydmonton Court, Hampshire, and owns much of nearby Watership Down

Honours

Lloyd Webber was appointed Knight Bachelor in the 1992 Birthday Honours for services to the arts. In the 1997 New Year Honours, he was created a life peer as Baron Lloyd-Webber, of Sydmonton in the County of Hampshire. He is properly styled as The Lord Lloyd-Webber; the title is hyphenated, although his surname is not. He sat as a Conservative member of the House of Lords until his retirement from the House on 17 October 2017

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Awards

1996: Best Original Song for “You Must Love Me” from Evita\

1997: Best Original Song for “You Must Love Me” from Evita 

Grammy Awards

  • 1980: Best Cast Show Album for Evita
  • 1983: Best Cast Show Album for Cats
  • 1986: Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Composition for Requiem
  • 1990: Grammy Legend Award

Tony Awards

  • 1980: Best Original Score for Evita (award shared with Tim Rice)
  • 1980: Best Musical for Evita
  • 1983: Best Musical for Cats
  • 1983: Best Original Score for Cats (award shared posthumously with T.S. Eliot)
  • 1988: Best Musical for The Phantom of the Opera
  • 1995: Best Musical for Sunset Boulevard
  • 1995: Best Original Score for Sunset Boulevard* (award shared with Christopher Hampton) *there were no additional nominees for Best Original Score at that year’s ceremony.
  • 2018: Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Olivier Awards

  • 1978: Best Musical for Evita
  • 1981: Best Musical for Cats
  • 1986: Best Musical for The Phantom of the Opera
  • 2008: Society’s Special Award
  • Three other Production Awards
  • 2018: Lifetime Achievement Award
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